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Recollections of Mary A. Jones : Alamo, Contra Costa County : typescript, [ca. 1915]
BANC MSS C-D 5090 v.1; BANC MSS C-D 5090 v.2; BANC MSS C-D 5090:1 FILM
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Title:

Recollections of Mary A. Jones: Alamo, Contra Costa County : typescript, [ca. 1915]

Creator/Contributor:

Jones, Mary Ann Smith, 1825-1918, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Jones, Flora M., Correspondent.

Abstract:

Recollections of Mrs. John M. Jones of overland journey to California, 1846 with the Brown-Allen-Jones party; winter at the Chiles ranch; stay in San Jose; as settlers at Alamo.
Extract from the life story of Mary A. Jones ... [typed copy of excerpt from her Recollections, concerning the Chiles adobe and sojourn there, 1846-1847, and copy of letter, 1935, from Flora M. Jones to Mrs. Bell, concerning visit and sample of bolting cloth used in Chiles' Mill.

Date:

1915 (issued)

Subject:

Jones, John M
Jones, Nathaniel
Brown, Elam -- 1797-1889
Allen, David
Chiles, Joseph B. (Joseph Ballinger) -- 1810-1885
Chiles Adobe.
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Personal narratives
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Women's narratives
Women -- California
Building, Adobe -- California
Donner Party
Brown-Allen-Jones Party
San Jose (Calif.)
Alamo (Calif.)

Note:

Also available on microfilm
Typed transcript 17 leaves of original manuscript.
[Format: e.g. Photographs] transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library. Portraits have been removed to the Portrait File.
[Format: e.g. Photographs] transferred to the Pictorial Collection of the Bancroft Library. Pictures of Chiles' Mill and adobe have been removed to the Pictorial Collections and classified as 1905.100:14572-14575.

Type:

Artifacts.
Autobiographies.

Physical Description:

2 portfolios.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-D 5090 v.1
BANC MSS C-D 5090 v.2
BANC MSS C-D 5090:1 FILM

Origin:

California